On Tuesday, Maxis announced a big change that’s on the best way in an upcoming replace. It’s a brand new function known as Neighborhood Tales, introducing gameplay moments that occur to Sims exterior of the participant’s management. That is much like a well-liked function from The Sims 3 known as Story Development. Whenever you’re not watching, neighbor Sims will reside their very own lives. They could select a brand new profession, have a child, or divorce their partner. Neighborhood Tales is ready to be launched for The Sims 4 on Nov. 30, 2021.
To begin, Neighborhood Tales might be barely restricted. The function might be targeted on a couple of life modifications for Sims in your character’s rapid neighborhood, like colleagues or bar buddies. Sooner or later, extra Sims might be affected, and so they’ll make extra selections with out the participant’s enter. Nevertheless, you continue to get to regulate how issues develop. Neighbor Sims with a giant downside on their thoughts will name you for enter, or you’ll be able to merely level a Neighbor in direction of a choice to encourage them to make it themselves.
This provides some enjoyable alternatives to be a great neighbor — or to inflict chaos on everybody round you. You could be a matchmaker and encourage like-minded individuals to get collectively, or you’ll be able to break up relationships and swoop in on the newly-single Sim. This comes with new Aspirations: Neighborhood Confidante, for individuals who wish to help, and Villainous Valentine for individuals who choose the juicy drama of a break-up.
Neighborhood Tales might be a part of a free replace on Nov. 30, and Maxis will preserve updating the system. This primary replace builds a basis for Neighbor Sims appearing on their very own, and we may even see extra wild Sims tales because of this.